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  • Article: Girl Guides Across the UK Are Getting a 'Period Poverty' Badge
    Water & Sanitation

    Girl Guides Across the UK Are Getting a 'Period Poverty' Badge

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 24, 2018

    It’s to show girls that periods aren’t something to be embarrassed about. Read more

  • Article: Enough Water for 20M People Is Wasted Every Day in England — and That's Just From Leaky Pipes
    Water & Sanitation

    Enough Water for 20M People Is Wasted Every Day in England — and That's Just From Leaky Pipes

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 24, 2018

    It could have serious consequences for the future, says new report. Read more

  • Article: These Canadian Women Sew Menstrual Pads for Girls in Developing Countries
    Water & Sanitation

    These Canadian Women Sew Menstrual Pads for Girls in Developing Countries

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 23, 2018

    Without access to items like sanitary pads, girls are often forced to miss school. Read more

  • Article: One-Third of Girls in South Asia Miss School During Their Periods, Study Says
    Water & Sanitation

    One-Third of Girls in South Asia Miss School During Their Periods, Study Says

    May 22, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    In one district in Nepal there is just one toilet for every 170 girls. Read more

  • Article: This All-Woman Team Is Building and Selling Toilets in Cambodia
    Water & Sanitation

    This All-Woman Team Is Building and Selling Toilets in Cambodia

    May 21, 2018|News Deeply

    Ouen Chomroeun and her team raise awareness of the importance of hygiene in villages. Read more

  • Article: This Low-Cost Device Purifies Water Using Only Paper and Sunlight
    Water & Sanitation

    This Low-Cost Device Purifies Water Using Only Paper and Sunlight

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 18, 2018

    Imagine what a device like this could mean for areas of the world lacking clean water. Read more

  • Article: Solar Power Could Save Water in Thirsty Middle East and North Africa
    Water & Sanitation

    Solar Power Could Save Water in Thirsty Middle East and North Africa

    May 15, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Switching to renewable energy could save water used in generating electricity. Read more

  • Article: This Solar-Powered Device Turns Air Into Water
    Water & Sanitation

    This Solar-Powered Device Turns Air Into Water

    By Jasper Lo|May 15, 2018

    The device could offer a safe water solution for people living off the grid. Read more